Contributed by John Lowe on Jun 8, 2018
All early Christians understood that Jesus was a descendant of David; but He did not derive his authority from his personal ancestry. The Messiah must be thought of, not as a national monarch but as the lord of all, exalted far above David.
Jesus and David
(Psalm 110:1) Matthew 22:41-46 (focal passage), Mark 12:35-37, Luke 20:41-44
41 While the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them,
42 saying, “What do you think about the Christ? Whose Son is He?” They said to Him,